The 2020 hurricane season is one that will go down in the history books and many on the Gulf Coast will never forget it. Eight storms made landfall on the Gulf Coast; five hurricanes and three tropical storms.
The heavy rains that fell overnight Tuesday forced many roads in the area to close because of flooding or completely washing them away. Route 670 was closed between Honesdale and Bethany. Rainwater was pouring down onto Westside Street in the historic district of Honesdale. Mud and rocks with nowhere to go clogged storm drains and closed roads.
Authorities are still clearing the wreckage from three massive pileups in Washington County, Wisconsin on Wednesday. Heavy bursts of snow contributed to the near white-out conditions that took drivers by surprise.
While the official summer months are about a month and a half away, many people head to the beach when temperatures get warmer. Rip current are always a factor every year and can be fatal if you get caught up in one.
With tastes of warm weather, it’s always tempting to start gardening or growing plants outside of your home. However, spring can bring anything to the area and it’s important to know when it’s likely safe to start on those type of projects.
In California, bay area water experts are saying it is not a matter of if but when they put mandatory conservation orders in place. There has been that little rainfall this year especially in the North Bay.